Memories Black & White- A Poem by Sassoto





Something’s different I know, since last that I came home… It’s swimming in the air, don’t know what to call. My feet sink in the sand, memories splash like the foam. This heart is heavier than- the rocks where breakers crash, Yet hollower than the shells, reminders although small Of names two carved on sand, in tides washed in a flash!

Your footsteps I couldn’t hear, but a breeze ruffled my hair. Such familiar was the caress, such startling this message: “Just a few miles from here, in same emptiness you stare Where silence cloaks the surface, chaos whispers in thoughts.” Once there we lay on grassy bed, stars jived on moonlit stage, Then sudden the music fled, and left us to connect the dots…